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Festivals and holidays in Lithuania

Do you want to see traditional folk dances, listen to the modern jazz or to visit the international art exhibition in Lithuania, you can find anything. Mostly cultural life takes place in Vilnius, but this does not mean that in other cities, nothing happens. Information about the cultural life of Lithuania in English can be found

January

Baptism, Vilnius. Three biblical wise men through the streets of the city, blessing the children and handing out gifts.

Jump in the lake Sartai. Races are held on the frozen lake Sartai near Ateneu. Sometimes races are held in the city of Guestos. The first race held in January. They are participants selected national races, which are held on the first Saturday of February;

February

Independence day of Lithuania. State holiday in honor of independence is celebrated on February 16 in the entire country. In each region the revival of the Lithuanian state are celebrating in their ownt.

Vilnius book fair. This is the largest annual book fair in the Baltic region. Annually it is visited by more than 50,000 people. The exhibition is held by Lithuanian publishers Association in the center of the “Lit-Expo”

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In San Sebastian opened the 59th international film festival

As at other important festivals here recently replaced the Director. The new name is Jose Luis Rebordinos, and this is the first festival, prepared under his direct supervision. It is too early to draw far-reaching conclusions, but it’s striking several characteristic nuances.

The opening was held on the highest technological level: the stage was equipped with several screens and monitors, with such depth and colour saturation of the picture would be impossible in any 3D. San Sebastian — one of the best festivals of the world on technical equipment and organization, and new leadership was again demonstrated.

Still here focus on Hispanic cinema which occupies a good half of the program. In the second half is dominated by American and French films, meet English and even German. But practically there is no such country as Italy, and Eastern Europe generally brilliant missing. To Russia, the festival has taken an indifference, that this year there is nothing neither in competition nor in parallel information programs — or “Elena” by Andrei Zvyagintsev and “Faust” by Alexander Sokurov. The impression that Continue reading

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“That was Maslenitsa. The long-awaited traditional personal and, I think, in the future family. The same tradition is giving thanks after the holiday, and this will do. Catch!

Thank you to those who have spent years to find the strength to live not only for yourself and to do the miracle for thousands of people. Those who are looking for a suitable place, those steps amerivet the clearing and draws a card, those who invent, those who bring in backpacks all the necessary who builds, cuts, cuts, sculpts, carves, hangs, digging, tight, sews, sets, colors. Nights sitting at the computer and on the phone, calculates, programs, calls, respond to letters and applications to solve a variety of organizational issues. Those who are behind all this work do not forget about the joke, the smile, the song and kind words. To say happy birthday, for example, does not forget. Thanks, Rozhdestvensky, for the confidence and the joy of being with you, I love you!

Thank you to the volunteers for their kind and live letter, it was nice to read and parse, for your sincere desire to help and a real invaluable assistance in the construction of the snowy town. Waiting for you soon in this year and in the future! (by the Way, already Continue reading

Festival "Autumn"
24-25 November at the contemporary arts Center (the former cinema "Surf") the first part of the International multimedia festival "Autumn #", dedicated to the latest trends in art and the…

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Festivals and holidays in South Korea
Korea lives in the Gregorian calendar, but traditional holidays are celebrated according to lunar. In mid-January - the feast of the snow on mount Halla (Jeju-do). The end of January…

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South Korea: Spring flower festivals
Beginning spring – a traditional time for numerous festivals . dedicated to flowers and nature awakening after a long winter sleep. Cherry, plum, flowers sansuu and many other plants bloom,…

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